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Teen gets 11 years for carving swastika on boy

| |Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

An Oregon teenager who carved a swastika into another teen's forehead as he and others tortured the boy has been sentenced to 11 years in prison.

Family of slain informant wins judgment over death

| |Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

The Kentucky Supreme Court has reinstated a damage award to the family of a teenage informant killed while working for police, but lowered the amount the state must pay.

St. Louis police release video of shooting

| |Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

The St. Louis police chief has released 911 audio, surveillance video and cellphone video of the fatal shooting of a knife-wielding man, acknowledging that tensions in nearby Ferguson have created a need for greater transparency when it comes to officer-involved shootings.

Russian student worker missing at Grand Teton

|Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

Authorities searched Thursday for a Russian college student reported missing after failing to turn up at his summer job in Grand Teton National Park.

5 things to know about case against Texas' Perry

| |Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

In the week since he was indicted for abuse of power and public coercion, Texas Gov. Rick Perry and his supporters have insisted the charges against the Republican governor are politically motivated. Perry has pleaded not guilty, and he continues to visit early-primary states and talk with voters as he mulls a 2016 presidential run.

NY judge scolds Argentina, but no contempt order

| |Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

A federal judge in Manhattan on Thursday said Argentina's plans to evade his orders by failing to make required payments to U.S. bondholders is illegal and cannot be carried out, but he stopped short of finding the South American nation in contempt of court.

Torture anime banned at woman's kidnap-rape trial

| |Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

A young woman charged with abducting a 5-year-old Philadelphia girl from school and raping her had frequently viewed Japanese anime depicting sexual torture, prosecutors disclosed Thursday.

USS Saratoga carrier heads off to be scrapped

| |Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

The decommissioned aircraft carrier USS Saratoga left its port in Rhode Island on Thursday for its final journey to Texas, where it will be scrapped.

Prison time for woman charged in baby sitter death

| |Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

A Utah woman accused of helping her husband dump their teenage baby sitter's body in the woods after a night of sex and drugs has been sentenced to up to five years in prison.

Airline group forecasts uptick in Labor Day travel

| |Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

A trade group for the nation's big airlines predicts that air travel over the Labor Day weekend will rise 2 percent from the same holiday last year.